New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, has a diverse landscape that offers visitors a variety of things to do. The most notable of New Mexico’s characteristics are the majestic, thickly forested, snow-topped mountains that include the Sangre de Cristo and Guadalupe Mountains that provide summer and winter entertainment. New Mexico has a rich cultural history that’s reflected in unique museums, botanical gardens, and monuments. Whether you are a nature lover, history buff, birder, photographer or hiker, falling in love with New Mexico is not difficult.


1. Santa Fe Opera House

This beautiful open-air desert amphitheater is seven miles north of Santa Fe. You dine before the concerts while gazing upon panoramic views. Sunsets over the Sangre de Cristo mountains to the east and the Guadalupe mountains to the west are spectacular. Five operas are presented each season, including a world premiere. This relaxing venue provides opera translations in English and Spanish via a digital computer screen.

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